DIRECTOR, STRATEGY & PLANNING, School of Public Health, Administration & Finance Tracking Code22500359060506Job Description
The Director of Strategy and Planning will work directly with the Dean of the School of Public Health on 1) strategic initiatives, 2) external relations, and 3) management of the Deans Office Executive Team, also working closely with DAR and the MarCom team. As such, the Director of Strategy and Planning will be responsible for 1) setting school strategy, organizing internal and external messaging, and implementing innovative initiatives and projects designed to promote the schools mission; 2) managing the strategy behind and cultivation of external School partnerships, building connections with peer institutions, policy makers, philanthropy, and media relations; responsible for prospecting potential partnerships and fostering new opportunities for collaborations and philanthropy, particularly globally; 3) managing the Deans Office Executive Team, and collaborating with the MARCOM Writing Team and MARCOM Digital Team as well as DAR. The Director will be responsible for developing the strategy behind, managing execution, and overseeing alliance management activities internally and externally to strategically execute the Schools vision and mission. Works directly with the Dean of the School of Public Health on the design, development and implementation of innovative projects which will promote the Schools mission. Is a member of the Deans Cabinet, and the key development operations strategist for the Dean, the Governing Council, the key legislative body at the School, and a number of administrative committees as the lead on internal and external messaging strategy. Manages overall strategy for the SPH Think Teach Do initiative, including the development of global prospects and programming. Provides strategic support to the Assistant Dean of Development on a range of initiatives, ensuring coordination of the Deans Office with the Development and Alumni Relations office towards a fuller integration of development activities. Provides strategic support to Associate Deans, Department Chairs, and representatives from the Faculty Senate, Staff Senate, and Student Senate on school-wide efforts and communications.
Excellent communication skills Strong project management skills Masters degree preferred 5-8 years of work experience.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular